Piranga olivacea (JF Gmelin, 1789)
Family: Passeriformes > Cardinalidae
In breeding plumage the males are a striking scarlet colour, but records of this extremely rare visitor in Britain & Ireland, which are mostly in October, are typically of duller, yellower, juvenile birds.
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Status and Trends
Population size and trends and patterns of distribution based on BTO surveys and atlases with data collected by BTO volunteers.
Information about movement and migration based on online bird portals (e.g. BirdTrack), Ringing schemes and tracking studies.
Lifecycle and body size information about Scarlet Tanager, including statistics on nesting, eggs and lifespan based on BTO ringing and nest recording data.
Sample sizes are too small to report Productivity and Nesting statistics for this species.
Sample sizes are too small to report Biometrics for this species.
Feather measurements and photos on featherbase
|Field Codes||5-letter code: SCATA | Euring: 17880|
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